17 Facts About Friends


Friends is an American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22,1994, to May 6,2004, lasting ten seasons.

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Friends received acclaim throughout its run, becoming one of the most popular television shows of all time.

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Friends begins dating Richard Burke, a recently divorced family friend who is 21 years her senior.

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Friends is tired of his constant jealousy and insecurity, and decides they need a break.

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Friends tries sabotaging the relationship by coercing Bonnie to shave her head bald, and eventually admits to Ross that she still has feelings for him.

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Friends develops a crush on her neighbor Danny and they date briefly, until she realizes that he is too close with his sister.

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Friends discovers at her birthday party that Gavin has feelings for her.

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Friends played Joey more simple-minded than intended and gave the character heart.

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Friends has been credited in helping non-English speaking students to learn the language.

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The decor of the coffee houses is inspired by Friends, featuring replica couches, counters, neon signage and bricks.

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Friends has developed an alternative family lifestyle by representing young people who live unconventional domestic lives.

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Vox stated that Friends had an impact on the creation of other conflictless "hangout sitcoms", with groups of adult friends who are funny and have similar character traits.

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On September 4,2011, Friends officially ended on E4 after the channel re-ran the series since 2004.

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Friends has aired in Australia on the Seven Network, Nine Network, Network Ten, on GEM, and on pay TV channel TV Hits formerly aired on Arena, 111 Hits.

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In 2022 versions of Friends re-released by Bilibili, iQiyi, Tencent, and Youku in China had edited scenes, including edits to remove LBGT content, not edited in original Chinese airings.

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On Friends, Joey was a womanizer, but we enjoyed his exploits.

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Friends was a solid friend, a guy you knew you could count on.

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